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Departmental Standards

Volume 470: debated on Thursday 24 January 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what assessment the Cabinet Office has made of whether (a) the Prime Minister’s Office and (b) the Cabinet Office have met the Departmental Strategic Objective of ensuring the highest standards of propriety and integrity in public life. (181309)

The Government are committed to upholding the highest standards of propriety and integrity in public life as set out in the Ministerial Code, the Civil Service Code, the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers and the seven principles of public life. Maintenance of these standards is scrutinised by Parliament including the Public Administration Select Committee and other bodies including the Committee on Standards in Public Life.